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Barbara Jean's

214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
+1 912-634-6500
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pumpkin bread” (183 reviews)
“chocolate stuff” (78 reviews)
“meatloaf” (79 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

We have to eat at Barbara Jeans while visiting St Simons. The pot roast is about as homemade as it gets. Squash casserole is quite good, too! Family loves crab cakes.

Thank k J
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

During our visit to Barbara Jean's, we had the bacon cheese fries. They were very good. Lots of bacon and cheese and the fries were cooked well. I had a cup of crab bisque and shrimp and grits. The bisque was good, but it had...More

Thank Layne P
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I think these are the freshest crab cakes - mostly crab meat and very little else. And the she-crab soup is more like a stew. Good &a thick, loaded with crab meat. I have been there two days in a row and not tried anything...More

1  Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This restaurant is a staple. We visited with a large group in the mid-afternoon and were seated immediately. The service was outstanding. The restaurant does not take reservations. Thus, going with a larger group can be tricky during regular business hours.

1  Thank carpe_itineris
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We had a great lunch while shopping in town one day. Food was good and service excellent! Has some delicious comfort for and will definetley be back!

Thank Gcillo
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing! Sat outside because we had our dog with us. Our waitress was knowledgable & witty! Definitely will go back whenever we are in St. Simons

Thank amym0128
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Everything we had was very flavorful! Service was good!! Had to wait about 30 minutes for a table which is to be expected at the beach during the summer months. Parking in this area of town in TERRIBLE so be prepared to hunt for a...More

1  Thank EEC6
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner outside. We visit St Simmons Island at least two times a yr. We always eat at Barbara Jean's. The food is good, reasonably priced, and they have a large variety on the menu. They bring warm bread for your party to enjoy...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Hubby and I come to the island about 6 times a year and we have our favorite places to eat, but this time we thought we'd try one more place. Now we have another favorite! We came in one late afternoon and the place was...More

1  Thank Adrienne K
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Although the menu is largely southern cooking, the food itself was rather bland and boring. With the exception of the bread basket. Breads are delicious. There were 5 of us and none of us were impressed. Did not care for the famous Chocolate Stuff. The...More

1  Thank sk8lady2015
Mark L, Public Relations Manager at Barbara Jean's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy our food and that the service was not up to par. Thank you for visiting our restaurant and we hope you will give us another chance to provide you with a positive experience.

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Response from michelewave04 | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer! It might be a good idea to call the restaurant! Happy Thanksgiving!
26 July 2016|
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Response from AmesyF | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations. Just get your name on the list and enjoy shopping at the shops at the pier while you wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-634-6500
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